What a year and a blast its been! We had the pleasure of having a wonderful firm from the United Kingdom popping over to Amsterdam to have a private city tour and enjoy the history and culture of our fine city. The end of our 2014 was a fun one! This group contacted our skilled tour guide planners to create the perfect evening for their company Christmas party in Amsterdam. We started with drinks of course next to the historic Oude Kerk in the Red Light District, learned some of the history, had more drinks and then of course ended … Read more
With the holidays fast approaching, we have been super busy here at the Oranje Umbrella. Even though most walking tours have a bit of down time, we have been just getting started! We have been busy planning Christmas Parties,and private group tours for our fresh batch of visitors this month. Many large groups like traveling to the Amsterdam area during the Christmas holiday in order to enjoy our Christmas Market or our “Kerstmarkt”. The Christmas market originally was created around the late middle ages and spread through out France, Austria and mainly Germany. While the Netherlands used to be a … Read more
Usually on our tours we give two disclaimers during the tour. 1) We make no commissions, from the shops and restaurants that we are visiting so Please don’t tip our guides and then ask them to buy drugs for you in the city. Some of our last tours unfortunately some people have still been requesting guides to purchase them some safe extra drugs to try as a result of the message posted below.
We would like to address this. First, we are happy that our fair city of Amsterdam makes sure to warn travel guests with these … Read more
What whirlwind couple of weeks its been. It seems our company has been getting busier going into the end of 2014 than ever before! Which is great of course
So what have some of our team been up to. Lots of travelling over the world as all of our guides have other jobs that also take them to exciting and new locations! One guide in particular, Erik recently got back from Libson Portgual after teaching English and developing a possible new tour of the city. In his explorations he discovered some amazing things, such as ancient Roman ruins, amazing food … Read more
Soooo even though its been getting colder in Amsterdam, things have been heating up on our Red Light District Walking and Party Tour! Over the last few weeks we’ve been lucky enough to welcome some great people to join our groups and many have been from stag parties, couples weekends, or individual customers who have bought a ticket from our website and ended up making long lasting ties with fellow new friends who came on our adventure. We have had couples meet up and fall in love, while also turning strangers into friends to explore the city together!
One of … Read more